Machining is a set of various processes where raw material is shaped using tools and machines. This Level 1 badge is designed to introduce participants some of the maching processes. This badge is organized into 4 topics. To earn the badge, participants must successfully complete all items in each topic.
Mentors will certify the participant knowledge using the downloadable rubric.
|Explain team safety rules and meet any team requirements to safely and properly use tools.|
|Explain correct rotation direction to loosen and tighten screws, nuts, bolts, etc.|
|Explain how bolts/nuts/screws are sized and what thread count means.|
|List common hand tools and explain what they are used for and how they are used – confirm the correct tool for the correct job.|
|List common power tools and explain their use.|
|Use rulers and measuring tapes to accurately measure both size of objects and positions to drill holes.|
|Describe how and when to use the following measuring tools: rulers, tape measures, calipers, and micrometers.|
|Lay out holes with tape/ruler and drill using drill press or hand drill.|
|Cut pieces measured by tape/ruler with available tools.|
|Properly hand tap holes using tap and tapping fluid.|
|Debur parts cut or drilled.|